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Suliana Penina Mataele

Posted On March 10th, 2015 -

March 5, 2015
Suliana Penina Mataele, 82, of Laie died at home. She was born in Tonga. She is survived by sons Soane Posoa, George Tonga, and Stanley and Herbert Mataele; daughters Paeaihevahamama’o Lauhingoa, Teisa P. Kava, Maile Finau, Annie Moimoi, Vahamamao Vete and Ruby Salt; 40 grandchildren; and 25 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kahuku chapel. Services at noon. Burial: 1 p.m. at Laie Cemetery.

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George Saburo Matsumoto

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Feb. 22, 2015
George Saburo Matsumoto, 80, of Waipahu, a sous-chef for Hilton and Sheraton hotels and an Army veteran, died at home. He was born in Keokea, Hawaii. He is survived by brothers Clarence and Arthur, and sisters Mabel Beck, Jeanette Eguchi and Violet Pollack. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Inurnment: 1 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Cas­ual attire. No flowers. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Frank Lawrence Moniz III

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March 7, 2015
Frank Lawrence “Frankie” Moniz III, 88, of Kapaau, Hawaii, a retired herbicide specialist for Mauna Lani Golf Course and a planter operator for Kohala Sugar Co., died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Kohala, Hawaii. He is survived by sons Lawrence, Eliott and Patrick; daughter Francine Higa; nine grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Imiola Congregational Church, Waimea. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Takeshi Sako

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Feb. 12, 2015
Takeshi Sako, 88, of Hilo, formerly of Kurtistown, Hawaii, a retired farmer, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Mountain View, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Elaine, son Warren, daughter Wanda, brother Yoshio, sisters Kimiko Ige and Michiye Enomoto, and three grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Paul Angeloff

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March 5, 2015
Paul Angeloff, 73, of Kailua, a retired electrical contractor and an Air Force veteran, died in Castle Medical Center. He was born in Harrisburg, Pa. He is survived by son Allen, daughter Ronda Willmot, brother Jim, sisters Donna Keifer and Dotty Heck, and four grandchildren. No services.

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Claudine Grugier Schoen

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March 2, 2015
Claudine Grugier Schoen, 86, of Kailua, a retired social worker, died. She was born in New York. She is survived by husband Edward “Bud”; daughters Leila Castle, Liane Soer, Lisa Wriston and Lynne Marr; brother Marc Grugier; sister Elina Grugier-Bell; and eight grandchildren. Private services. Donations suggested to the Hawaiian Humane Society. Online condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Brenda May Araki

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March 1, 2015
Brenda May Araki, 62, of Hilo, a retired Hilo Medical Center housekeeper, died at home. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by husband Derrick, daughters Tracey Turnage and Amy Bullock, mother Janet Ayala, brother Larry Ayala, sisters Debra Lerma and Danette Ayala, 10 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Monday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. March 17 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Hilo. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Alae Cemetery. Casual attire.

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Hiroko Takai

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Feb. 4, 2015
Hiroko Takai, 95, of Honolulu, a University of Hawaii custodian, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Amy Lee and Thelma Suzuki, sons Calvin and Mitchell, 11 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Mamerto Baliguat Jr.

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Feb. 25, 2015
Mamerto “Mert” Baliguat Jr., 59, of Ewa Beach died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Ewa Beach. He is survived by wife Danette; son Michael; daughters Christina Y. Moore, Roseanna M. Baliguat and Angela Y. Cabana; sister Nedrra Lanakila; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Inurnment: 1 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Gilbert Masaaki Takara

Posted On March 10th, 2015 -

Jan. 24, 2015
Gilbert Masaaki Takara, 79, of Kaneohe, a retired Honolulu Fire Department captain and a Marine Corps veteran, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Ethel, sons Ryan and Shane, daughter Charlene Sloan, sister Madonna Skinner and five grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Colleen Teruko Kaneshige Choi

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Jan. 30, 2015
Colleen Teruko Kaneshige Choi, 59, of Waialua, a travel agent for the Office of Hawaiian Affairs, Char Tours & Services and Quality Travel, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Lester J., daughter Kristi, brothers Kenneth and Royle Kaneshige, and sisters Carol Kaneshige and Myra Lau. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6 p.m. Aloha attire.

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Charles K. Tanabe Sr.

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Feb. 21, 2015
Charles K. Ta­nabe Sr., 80, of Ewa Beach, an Air Force veteran, died in Ewa Beach. He was born on Kauai. He is survived by wife Janice M.; sons Charles K., Keith A. and Ty T.; daughter Liz M. Mundo; brother Jerome; sisters Elsie Horikawa and Jane Jones; and seven grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings. Additional information for an obituary published Monday.

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Pepito Dicho

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Feb. 25, 2015
Pepito Dicho, 65, of Waimanalo, a grade setter and a Navy veteran, died in Waimanalo. He was born in Mandaluyong, Philippines. He is survived by sisters Carmelita Balatico and Maria Pimenta, and brothers Ricardo, Carlito and Santos Dicho Jr., and Valentino Parada. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire. Online condolences: borthwick oahu.com.

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Rolando Cacha Tapiador

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Feb. 22, 2015
Rolando Cacha Tapiador, 63, of Waipahu, a Bravo Restaurant kitchen helper and a Leonard’s Bakery driver, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Urbiztondo, Pangasinan, Philippines. He is survived by wife Juanita; daughter Raquel Cabanting; sons Ramil and Reynante; brothers Federico Mondero and Roberto Tapiador; sisters Elsa Mondero, Lilia Manuel, Emy and Zenaida Caniedo and Evelyn Malicdem; nine grandchildren; and three step-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Flowers welcome.

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Bonibric Cabatic Jose

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Feb. 18, 2015
Bonibric Cabatic Jose, 48, of Honolulu died. He was born in Villaverde, Nueva Vizcaya, Philippines. He is survived by parents Leopoldo T. and Erlinda, and sisters Cristy May and Arsenia Paulino. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation and services: 9 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary. Burial: 11 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Anuhea Raenani Thakhamhor

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Jan. 30, 2015
Anuhea Raenani Thakhamhor, infant daughter of Nahaku Ho and Danny Thakhamhor of Waipahu, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is also survived by brother Kawena; grandparents Scott and Ranani Ho and David Thakhamhor; and great-grandparents Roger and Winona Ho, Leroy Akana and Robert Thakhamhor. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Updated information for an obituary published Monday.

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Fidela Mondala Jose

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Feb. 17, 2015
Fidela Mondala Jose, 89, of Pupukea, a retired Dole Cannery packer, died in Wahiawa. She was born in Waipouli, Kauai. She is survived by sons Remegio Jr. and Guillermo Castro; daughters Frances Hisatake, Elaine Lau and Gloria Yoshikawa; brothers Stanley Viluan and Melvin Lalosin; 14 grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Monday at Valley of the Temples. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at the cemetery. Online condolences: hawaiianmemo rialparkmortuary.com.

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Shirley Ereo Uehara

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Feb. 4, 2015
Shirley Ereo Uehara, 91, of Waipahu and Honolulu, formerly of Canton Island and Wake Island, a homemaker, died in a private care home. She was born in South Hilo. She is survived by sons Gary, Wayne and Charles; daughters Pauline Oshiro and Loretta Uehara; brother Shizuo Takara; sister Dorothy Kokubun; and two grandchildren. Visitation: noon Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 1 p.m. Casual attire.

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Edgar Arnold Cambra

Posted On March 9th, 2015 -

Feb. 27, 2015
Edgar Arnold Cambra, 78, of Pahoa, Hawaii, an Army, Army National Guard and Marine Corps veteran as well as a rock crusher for Hilo Coast Processing Co., died. He was born on Kauai. He is survived by wife Eleanor R., daughter Nora Aranaydo, brother Almo, sister Kathy and two grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. March 17 at Pahoa Sacred Heart Church, 15-2003 Pahoa Village Road, Pahoa. Services: 10 a.m.

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Masami Nakamura

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Feb. 15, 2015
Masami Nakamura, 91, of Honolulu, a retired City and County of Honolulu Building Department carpenter, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Kakaako. He is survived by wife Elaine S., sons Melvin M. and Warren K., and three grandchildren. Private services.

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Neville Stanley Kealii Colburn

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Feb. 23, 2015
Neville Stanley Kealii Colburn, 43, of Honolulu, a Honolulu Police Department captain, died. He was born in Panama. He is survived by mother Christine S., brother Brian and daughters Megan, Amanda and Rebecca. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary, 1330 Maunakea St. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Nora Tetsuko Nakashima

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Jan. 27, 2015
Nora Tetsuko Nakashima, 93, of Pearl City, a retired Waianae High School cafeteria manager, died at home. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by sons Miles S. and Brian S.; daughter Gail A.; sisters Yaeko Haga, Ayako Yamasato and Tatsue Nakamura; and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Robert Louis Demoville

Posted On March 9th, 2015 -

March 1, 2015
Robert Louis Demoville, 82, of Riverside, Calif., a retired firefighter and a Navy veteran who served in the Korean War, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Texas. He is survived by son Casey, daughter Suzi McNett, six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Private services. Donations suggested to American Heart Association.

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Patty Kimiko Nomura

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Feb. 6, 2015
Patty Kimiko Nomura, 89, of Waipahu, a retired Radford High School secretary, died. She was born in Ewa. She is survived by sons Alan H. and Dean K., daughters Corinne M. Nomura and Donna M. Okumura, brothers Ronald M. and Steve M. Oba, sister Jane H. Kaya and four grandchildren. Private services.

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Patricia Ann Dias

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Feb. 21, 2015
Patricia Ann Dias, 73, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sisters Lydia Newman and Antoinette Desiderio. Private services.

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Clayton James Pacheco

Posted On March 9th, 2015 -

Feb. 27, 2015
Clayton James Pacheco, 71, of Volcano, Hawaii, a retired clerk for Pohakuloa Training Area, a former Hilo Hospital ambulance driver and a Navy veteran who served in the Vietnam War, died in Tripler Army Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by brothers William Jr., Walter, Abraham and Patrick Pacheco. No services.

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Alfred Ainoa Espinda Jr.

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Feb. 20, 2015
Alfred Ainoa Espinda Jr., also known as “Eki” and “Coach,” 78, of Kaneohe, a retired Farrington High School educator and football coach, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Allen and Nolan, daughters Alana “Kau‘i” Faagai and Nalani Espinda, brother Herbert, sister Kaleinani Larsen, 12 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. March 22 at Punahou High School’s Thurston Memorial Chapel. Service at noon. Private inurnment. Aloha attire.

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Richard Peralta

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Feb. 4, 2015
Richard Peralta, 76, of Honolulu, a retired T. Ida Contracting Co. carpenter, died in Honolulu. He was born in Waimea, Kauai. He is survived by wife Aldirica, sons Richard Jr. and Paul, daughter Lisa Puaa, sister Augustina Caballero, 10 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Friday at Our Lady of the Mount, Kalihi. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery. Online condolences: hawai ianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Lynn Chong Fujiwara

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Jan. 31, 2015
Lynn Chong Fujiwara, 73, of Pearl City, a retired cook for the Sky View Terrace NCO Club at Fort Shafter, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in Gwanju, Korea. She is survived by daughter Angela M.F. Tachino; brothers Chong-Yong and ChongChae Chong; sisters Chong-Ye, Ae-Sun and Chong-Sim Chong; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Judith Yoshiko Takehara

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Feb. 16, 2015
Judith Yoshiko Takehara, 86, of Honolulu, a retired Hawaiian Trust Co. clerk, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughter Charlene, caregiver/son-in-law Kennard and two grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire.

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